Stu­dent Academy Award win­ners are to spend a week in Hol­ly­wood

The China Post - - ARTS -

Fif­teen as­pir­ing film­mak­ers have al­ready caught the at­ten­tion of the Academy of Mo­tion Pic­ture Arts and Sciences.

The academy has an­nounced the win­ners of its Stu­dent Academy Awards, and says the stu­dent film­mak­ers will spend a week in Los An­ge­les as its guests be­fore ac­cept­ing their awards at a cer­e­mony on Sept. 17 in Bev­erly Hills, Cal­i­for­nia.

The win­ning en­tries were se­lected from 1,686 sub­mis­sions. Past Stu­dent Academy Award win­ners in­clude Pixar’s Pete Doc­ter and John Las­seter, Spike Lee, Trey Parker and Robert Ze­meckis. This year’s win­ners: — “Chiaroscuro,” Daniel Drum­mond, Chap­man Univer­sity, Cal­i­for­nia.

— “Zoe,” ChiHyun Lee, The School of Vis­ual Arts, New York.

_”An Ob­ject at Rest,” Seth Boy­den, Cal­i­for­nia In­sti­tute of the Arts.

— “Soar,” Alyce Tzue, Academy of Art Univer­sity, Cal­i­for­nia.

— “Tak­ing the Plunge,” Ni­cholas Manfredi and El­iz­a­beth Ku-Her­rero, The School of Vis­ual Arts, New York.

_”Box­eadora,” Meg Smaker, Stan­ford Univer­sity, Cal­i­for­nia.

— “I Mar­ried My Fam­ily’s Brown Univer­sity, Rhode Is­land.

— “Look­ing at the Stars,” Alexan­dre Peralta, Univer­sity of South­ern Cal­i­for­nia.

— “Day One,” Henry Hughes, Amer­i­can Film In­sti­tute, Cal­i­for­nia.

Killer,” Emily Kassie,

— “Stealth,” Ben­nett Las­seter, Amer­i­can Film In­sti­tute, Cal­i­for­nia.

— “This Way Up,” Jeremy Cloe, Amer­i­can Film In­sti­tute, Cal­i­for­nia.

— “Ev­ery­thing Will Be Okay,” Pa­trick Voll­rath, Fil­makademie Wien, Aus­tria.

— “Fi­delity,” Ilker Catak, Ham­burg Media School, Ger­many.

— “The Last Will,” Dustin Loose, Fil­makademie Baden-Wuert­tem­berg, Ger­many.


In this June 7, 2014 file photo, Wes­ley Tip­petts, left, and Daniel Clark of Brigham Young Univer­sity ad­dress the au­di­ence af­ter win­ning the Gold Medal in the An­i­ma­tion Cat­e­gory for their film “Owned” at the 41st Stu­dent Academy Awards.

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